Commentaries & Articles
EU Foreign Policy and EU-India ties
As the EU copes with several internal and external challenges amid COVID-19, join Amb. Anil Wadhwa and Dr. Himani Pant for a discussion on the broad contours of the EU's domestic and foreign policy and the trajectory of EU-India ties.
SEBI’s Prudence & Finance Ministry’s Concerns on AT-1 bonds
Back in March 2020, the Reserve Bank of India proposed an SBI-led restructuring package for the struggling Yes Bank by exercising a clause in a manner no one expected.1 The proposed restructuring entailed writing down of over Rs.8400 crores of outstanding Additional Tier-1 (AT-1) bonds to zero.
Ten years since Arab Spring and its implications on the West Asian Region
Join Amb. Anil Trigunayat and Hirak Jyoti Das unfold the legacy of Arab Spring and explore its political intricacies and regional dynamics".
China has just Raised the Level of Threat for India
Capitals around the world have undoubtedly carefully monitored the recently concluded plenary sessions (March 4 - 11, 2021) of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), popularly referred to as the ‘Lianghui’, or ‘Big Two’. For India, among the documents approved by the NPC Plenary session one especially merits close attention.
‘असहिष्णुता’ की रक्षा में
इस बात के अभी ज्यादा समय नहीं हुए हैं, जब नरेन्द्र मोदी सरकार के पहली बार सत्ता में आने के बाद भारतीय और पश्चिम देशों के विश्वविद्यालयों के कुछेक शिक्षाविदों ने सार्वजनिक रूप से एक वक्तव्य जारी किया था। इसमें नई सरकार के साथ आने वाली असहिष्णुता की नीति के खतरों के बारे में देश को आगाह किया गया था। इस पृष्ठभूमि में उनके दो अनुमान थे, और जिन भौतिक तथ्यों पर उनके वक्तव्य आधारित थे, वे देश में ‘अराजकता’ के बारे में जहां तहां से ली गई खबरों पर आधारित थीं। ये इस तरह की खबरें थीं, जिन्हें इतने बड़े आकार और आबादी वाले देश भारत में किसी दिन के अखबार से कोई भी व्यक्ति हमेशा एकत्र कर सकता है। कोई उल्लास-
Solution to the North Korean Conundrum Unlikely
Not exactly in a clear departure from his predecessor Donald Trump’s Asian diplomacy but in a distinct style of his own, President Joe Biden broke out onto Asia’s diplomatic stage in a big way, first by joining Japan, India and Australia in the first-ever Quad summit on 12 March 2021 to be quickly followed by back-to-back foreign and Defense Ministers’ meetings (2+2) in Tokyo and Seoul.
In Defence of 'Intolerance’
It was not long after the first Modi government came to power that a number of Indian academics based in some Indian and Western universities, issued a public statement expressing apprehension about the dangers that the country supposedly faced from the policy of intolerance, which the new government at the centre was supposed to have pursued.
VIF News Digests
Global Developments And Analysis: Weekly Monitor
May 11, 2021
Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 03 May - 09 May 2021

Economic EU suspends efforts to ratify investment deal with China amid ongoing sanctions row, Commission VP tells AFP The EU...

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China Daily Digest
May 14, 2021
China: Daily Scan, May 14, 2021

Xi Focus: Xi stresses striving for people's well-being: Xinhuanet May 14, 2021 Xi Jinping, general secretary of the...

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Neighbourhood News
December 14, 2020
VIF Neighbourhood News Digest: December 14, 2020

PAKISTAN PM blames PDM for endangering lives as PTI exults at ‘flop show’: DAWN Soon after the Pakistan Democratic Movement...

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International Development
January 22, 2021
VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Europe and Russia), 1-15 January 2021

I. United States Politics and Society US and Iran ratchet up military activity as concerns increase ahead of Soleimani...

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Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
May 7, 2021
VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 16-30 April 2021

DEFENCE IAF Commanders’ Conference 2021. Bilateral defence cooperation with the French Air and Space Force. DRDO develops...

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Myanmar Round Up
April 13, 2021
Myanmar Round Up : March 2021

Myanmar's military imposed martial law across several districts in the country after initially declaring it in Yangon’s two...

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West Asia Round Up
April 13, 2021
West Asia Roundup: March 2021

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